• Framing Problems September 25, 2015

    Most single and multi-family residences and significant number of small to mid size commercial structures utilize wood framing for structural support. Terms: Timber Framing - refers to heavy timber 8" x 8” or larger. Lumber - surface finished (S4S) wood members equal to or smaller than 6" [...]

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  • Expansive Clay and Foundations September 17, 2015

    This subject has received attention from many sources for many years, but nevertheless remains a hot topic with regard to design and construction of lightly loaded, shallow foundations in Central Texas.  The prime design problem for these foundations is swelling or expansive clays. A shallow [...]

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